Infection Preventionist

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Havasu Regional Medical Center
Published
June 18, 2019
Location
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Category
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Infection Preventionist in Lake Havasu City, AZ at Havasu Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 6/17/2019

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About Us

Havasu Regional Medical Center is a 181-bed acute care facility. This Joint Commission-accredited hospital offers 24-hour emergency service. For more information on Havasu Regional Medical Center visit:
http://www.lifepointhealth.net/serving-communities/our-communities/havasu-regional-medical-center

Job Description

Havasu Regional Medical Center

Under the supervision of the Quality Director, directs the department's activities and resources to achieve departmental and organizational objectives. This position has responsibility for the implementation and review of the facility‘s infection prevention program for Havasu Regional Medical Center and its entirety. The role ensures compliance with departmental and administrative policies and procedures; ensures compliance with The Joint Commission, local, state and federal regulatory agencies; develops/monitors quality improvement programs,; participation in interdepartmental Quality Management; attends hospital and community meetings as appropriate, serves on various committees; develops, implements, maintains, and reviews policies and procedures for departmental services to ensure safety and reduction in infections. This person is responsible for dissemination of infection prevention information, including surveillance data and provides education.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
Bachelor’s degree Required

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Required Skills
Certifications: CIC (Certification in Infection Control ) within 2 years

Required Skills
Licenses and/or Certifications:
Requires a current RN license (AZ or compact state) OR Public Health (MPH) OR certified medical technologist OR a bachelor's degree in microbiology or epidemiology.
Basic Life Support Certification
Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card underway upon hire

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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